Christian Atsu to play against his former club FC Porto in pre-season

By Mutala Yakubu
Christian Atsu
Christian Atsu

Ghanaian winger Christian Atsu will play against his former club FC Porto when his side Newcastle United travel to Portugal for pre-season.

Atsu who is recovering from injury will join Newcastle United as they take on Porto on July 28 at the Estádio do Dragão before facing Benfica on August 1.

Atsu is expected to join his colleagues early next month where they will begin their preseason exercise.

Atsu, 26 suffered some setbacks towards the end of the season helped Newcastle to finish 10th in the English Premier League last season.

He missed Ghana's last two friendlies against Japan and Iceland as he continues his recovery from injury.

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Atsu began his European career with FC Porto in 2009.

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